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Course Objective: to enable health and social care staff to understand and work within the relevant frameworks necessary when caring for vulnerable people
Timeframe: One Day Workshop

Course content:

  • Introduction to the Acts
  • The Mental Health Acts Sections
  • Section 2 Admission for Assessment
  • Section 3 Admission for Treatment
  • Section 4 Admission for Assessment in cases of Emergency
  • Section 5 (2) Doctor's Holding Power
  • Section 5 (4) Nurses Holding Power
  • Section 17 Supervised Community Treatment Order
  • Section 37 Hospital Order
  • Section 58 Consent for Treatment
  • Section 135 Removal to a Place of Safety from Home
  • Section 136 Removal to a Place of Safety from a Public Place
  • Mental Capacity - The Core Principles
  • Mental Capacity - Defining Mental Capacity
  • Mental Capacity - Assessing Capacity
  • Deprivation of Liberties - Safeguards in England and Scotland
  • Case studies
  • Competency questionnaire
  • Further information and guidance

For more information regarding prices and availability please contact Dave Evans on devans@meridianbs.co.uk 

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